The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 107 123 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.20% 14.78% 16.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.03% 15.85% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 84 83
Median daily rate £406 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
821 776 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.61% 93.27% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 382 402
Median daily rate £413 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 29
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.90 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 91 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 80 (34.19%) C#
3 78 (33.33%) .NET
4 67 (28.63%) HTML
5 64 (27.35%) CSS
6 62 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (22.65%) Java
7 53 (22.65%) SQL
8 49 (20.94%) MVC
9 44 (18.80%) TDD
10 37 (15.81%) Web Services
10 37 (15.81%) Python
11 36 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 36 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 32 (13.68%) REST
13 31 (13.25%) ASP.NET
14 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
15 27 (11.54%) Security Cleared
16 25 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (10.68%) Linux
17 24 (10.26%) Scrum
17 24 (10.26%) jQuery
18 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
18 23 (9.83%) Windows
19 22 (9.40%) Web Development
19 22 (9.40%) Data Protection
19 22 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
20 21 (8.97%) RESTful
20 21 (8.97%) Oracle
21 18 (7.69%) C++

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.56%) JBoss
3 6 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.56%) CMS
3 6 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.71%) IIS
4 4 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.71%) WordPress
5 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.85%) Drupal
6 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (6.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.99%) Office 365
3 5 (2.14%) PaaS
4 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.28%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.85%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.85%) SaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Scribe Online
6 1 (0.43%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.43%) Boomi
6 1 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.13%) HTTP
2 11 (4.70%) Internet
3 7 (2.99%) SSL
4 4 (1.71%) CTI
5 3 (1.28%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.85%) DNS
6 2 (0.85%) FTP
6 2 (0.85%) H.323
6 2 (0.85%) SSH
6 2 (0.85%) Telepresence
6 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.98%) Big Data
2 14 (5.98%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.42%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.42%) MySQL
4 8 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.99%) Power BI
5 7 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.56%) QlikView
7 5 (2.14%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.71%) Qlik Sense
8 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.27%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.14%) Maven
5 5 (2.14%) Xcode
6 4 (1.71%) Hudson
6 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.28%) Ant
7 3 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.85%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.85%) JMeter
8 2 (0.85%) JUnit
8 2 (0.85%) MSTest
8 2 (0.85%) RSpec
8 2 (0.85%) Selenium
8 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (5.56%) Finance
2 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.14%) Marketing
2 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.28%) French Language
3 3 (1.28%) German Language
3 3 (1.28%) Italian Language
3 3 (1.28%) Publishing
3 3 (1.28%) Spanish Language
4 2 (0.85%) Automotive
4 2 (0.85%) Games
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (33.33%) .NET
2 67 (28.63%) HTML
3 64 (27.35%) CSS
4 37 (15.81%) Web Services
5 36 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 32 (13.68%) REST
7 31 (13.25%) ASP.NET
8 24 (10.26%) jQuery
9 21 (8.97%) RESTful
10 17 (7.26%) HTML5
11 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (6.41%) CSS3
11 15 (6.41%) Django
11 15 (6.41%) Spring
12 14 (5.98%) JSON
12 14 (5.98%) WCF
13 13 (5.56%) Entity Framework
13 13 (5.56%) XML
14 12 (5.13%) .NET Framework
14 12 (5.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.69%) User Experience
2 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.14%) Animation
3 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.28%) DataPower
5 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.85%) W3C
7 1 (0.43%) Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.43%) New Media
7 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.68%) Linux
2 23 (9.83%) Windows
3 8 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.71%) Android
5 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.85%) Unix
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.94%) MVC
3 44 (18.80%) TDD
4 25 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (10.26%) Scrum
6 22 (9.40%) Data Protection
6 22 (9.40%) Web Development
7 18 (7.69%) CRM
7 18 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 13 (5.56%) OOP
9 12 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.27%) Data Modelling
10 10 (4.27%) OO
10 10 (4.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (4.27%) SDLC
11 9 (3.85%) Front End Development
11 9 (3.85%) Kanban
11 9 (3.85%) SOLID
12 8 (3.42%) Memory Management
12 8 (3.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 91 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 80 (34.19%) C#
3 53 (22.65%) Java
3 53 (22.65%) SQL
4 37 (15.81%) Python
5 18 (7.69%) C++
6 16 (6.84%) PHP
6 16 (6.84%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.99%) C
9 7 (2.99%) Objective-C
9 7 (2.99%) Ruby
9 7 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.56%) R
11 4 (1.71%) VBScript
11 4 (1.71%) XAML
12 3 (1.28%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) Degree
4 2 (0.85%) MCSD
4 2 (0.85%) MCSE
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) FedRAMP
2 2 (0.85%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.97%) Oracle
3 7 (2.99%) IBM
4 6 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.71%) Remedy
5 4 (1.71%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.28%) Cognos
6 3 (1.28%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.85%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.85%) ATG
7 2 (0.85%) CA
7 2 (0.85%) Sony
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Endeca
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) Telerik
8 1 (0.43%) Teradata
8 1 (0.43%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.43%) VMware